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to show support for the 34 million people worldwide afflicted with hiv and aids. in the philippines they lit candles. students in taiwan formed a ribbon on a playground. aidss first diagnosed 31 years ago, and the u.n. says aids claimed 1.7 million lives last year. the uss"enterprise" sailed through many historic moments, but today the nation's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was taken out of active service. some 12,000 people turned out in norfolk, virginia, to say farewell. the 51-year-old warship, also known as the "big e." served in every major conflict since the cuban missile crise. straight ahead, controversy in cooperstown. baseball's steroid era comes under scrutiny. >> jarvis: they'e biggest names in baseball-- bonds, clemens, and sosa. this year all three former players are eligible for entry to the hall of fame in cooperstown, new york, but as tony guida tells us, controversy over steroids is in play. >> and bonds hits one high. >> reporter: no one in baseball history hit more home runs than barry bonds. >> he struck him out! >> no one in baseball history racked up
authorities in the philippines say nearly 300 fishermen are missing following a typhoon that devastated the country. >> the death toll has already surpassed 600. >> those deaths are mostly from flash flooding that what we committed in the country's southern region. >> authorities in mexico said the wreckage of a small plane believed to be caring singing superstarhjenni rivera has been found with no survivors. >> authorities say the plane was found near mexico city. >> the u.s. registered learjet went missing early yesterday after taking off from the city of monterrey. 43 year old jenni rivera has sold 15 directors and drizzly 12 billboard mexican music awards. >> north korea says it is extending the launch. for a controversial long-range rocket by another week until december 29th. an unidentified spokesperson for the north korean committee of space technology told state media that the scientists found ia technical deficiency in the first stage control engine model of the rocket. >> it says technicians are pushing forward with final preparations for the launch. >> what reassess it launch
people to think she was the first lady of the philippines. >> reporter: did they buy it? >> everybody did. do you know what the first lady of the philippines looks like? >> reporter: so i pretended to be the king of liechtenstein, and people bought it. outside, a panting crowd, paid to scream my name. >> king nicholas. >> once you have 10, 15 people with cameras, everybody else will crowd around. >> king nicholas, i love you! >> reporter: for nearly clr 5,000, you get a gang of paparazzi and fake fans to meet you at the airport. for nearly $3,000, a crowd to follow you on dates. >> the goal would be, like, wow, you must be really famous. >> reporter: some use this service for career advancement. >> i guess you could say "b" list celebrities who want attention in beverly hills and hollywood. i was exacted by ee eed -- cont agents and publicists. >> reporter: the crowd shopping felt weird. but i loved the dirn afterwards. tell me how good looking i am. toast to me. my own entourage made to laugh hi my jokes. i said you do downtown. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i might hire these guys. for new
currency and commodity trading they're going to end early. in japan, indonesia, the philippines, they were all closed in europe. only the uk, french, dutch and spanish stock markets are open and they're going to be closing early. there are now only five trading sessions left in 2012. get your act together. stocks and bonds, solid gains so far this year. the dow has advanced 8% in total. the s&p 500 up almost 14%. the nasdaq has jumped 16%. it's been a good year. the end of the year also means we are just days away from the fiscal cliff, however, and that's the bad news. and looming tax hikes, spending cuts, all of that. both sides warning a very big deal becoming a bit more unlikely. >> and my one bit of advice to speaker boehner is this. you cannot pass a bill with just republicans. on a broad thing like this, you need both. and he has put himself with plan b and sort of an impossible position. he has to get these hard right goes to go along with him. and he and the president were going to say we're going to pass a deal with the majority of republicans and the majority of democrats in the
've done uzbekistan, kazahkstan and the south american countries, of course, the philippines, plaitses like that -- british or american colonies and then a lot of peace corps volunteers. everybody who wants to learn english. so we send a lot of stuff for basic english. we send a bunch of very basic kids' reading books to cambodia because the u.s. military or is teaching cambodians how to read english, and they're going to be reading see spot run or the updated versions of those sorts of things. we're finding all over the world people want to learn english. >> host: so if people want to donate, what's the web site? >> guest: www dot big-books.org. >> host: and we've been talking with professor stephen franzic, "oops: observing our politicians stumble." we're at the naval academy, this is booktv on c-span2. >> tell us what you think about our programming this weekend. you can tweet us @booktv, comment on our facebook wall or send us an e-mail. booktv, nonfiction books every weekend on c-span2. booktv is on location at the u.s. naval acadny at nap lows -- annapolis, maryland. we're now joined
to billboard mexican music awards. >> authorities in the philippines say nearly 300 fishermen are missing following a typhoon that devastated the country. the death toll has already surpassed 600. those deaths are most a from flash flood that wiped away communities and the country's southern region. >> a lawsuit against dominique strauss, could in in a deal. lawyers for both sides will meet later today to update the judge on a possible settlement. this all in the case of a maid in a manhattan hotel accused stress, of sexually assaulting her. the maid is expected to be in court today but the suspect is not. the suspect lawyers acknowledge talk of a possible settlement last month. >> we have an onshore wind. we have a gorgeous day full of sunshine erica has more on your forecast and the bay area's favorite way to bring in the new year is with kron 4. a big party with spectacular fireworks. we will be on kron fours new year's live show is hosted by catherine hennan and gary radncih. kron fours new year's eve live. we will be right talk about watching wall street. the dow up 30. . 13,001 a 4.
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